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Greater Ozarks-Arkansas

Welcome to the Red Cross Newsroom. Here you will find the latest news and information about Red Cross Blood Services.

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June 2, 2014
Blood drive coordinator honors mother and husband’s lives with blood drive   LAMAR, Mo. (June 2, 2014) — A life well lived is something to celebrate, and the Lamar community is invited to help an American Red Cross blood drive coordinator honor the memories of her husband and...
May 29, 2014
Police and fire departments partner to help save lives   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 29, 2014) — For police officers and firefighters, saving lives is part of the job description. On June 9, Little Rock’s emergency responders will be partnering to help save lives in a different way with...
May 16, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — On April 27, a massive tornado ripped a path through Central Arkansas, demolishing buildings, claiming lives and causing injuries. On the one-month anniversary of the event, two communities aim to pay it forward and help save lives at American Red Cross blood drives...
May 7, 2014
BATESVILLE, Ark.  — The men and women who are actively serving in all branches of the United States armed forces make many sacrifices. They spend time away from their families, sometimes in the line of fire, to serve and protect Americans. On May 17, Armed Forces Day, the Mount Zion...
May 2, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Phyllis Elam has been a fixture in the Lonoke School District for the past 35 years. The community can recognize her service and help save lives in her name by giving blood at the American Red Cross blood drive in her honor on May 12.
May 1, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — Zach Chamness is not a man of steel, despite the red and yellow S on his chest. He’s a 2-year-old boy, fighting a brain tumor that threatens his future. In hopes of helping patients like him, Cabot United Methodist Church is partnering with the American Red...
April 29, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — To the unwitting observer, Malik White would appear to be an ordinary 13-year-old. But Covenant Keepers Charter School is well aware of the challenges he’s faced since being diagnosed with sickle cell disease at 8 months old. That’s why the school is...
April 28, 2014
WASHINGTON — The American Red Cross is helping people in Arkansas and several other states affected by Sunday’s devastating tornadoes.
April 17, 2014
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark.  — During a race, runners must focus on moving toward the finish line, despite pain and obstacles they might meet. In the spirit of that challenge, the River Valley Superhero 5K is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive in honor of three local...
April 4, 2014
WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo. — Some people simply find ways to make a difference in their communities. Charles Millner and his wife Naomi exemplify that quality of caring and giving back. The United Methodist Church of Willow Springs is partnering with the American Red Cross to help save lives in...